Cannabis Legislation

Update:FDA CBD Regulations and Changes to Watch Out For 

2019-09-25T14:56:10-07:00September 25th, 2019|Cannabis Industry News, Cannabis Legislation|

The explosion of CBD and hemp products has been exciting to watch and partake of in the past few years. The industry has seen so much wonderful growth and innovate new products, throughout the country. However, marketing and promotion of CBD products still has its own challenges. This is largely due to the fuzziness surrounding
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2018 Cannabis Industry News Recap: Big Year for Cannabis

2019-04-16T15:16:47-07:00December 20th, 2018|Cannabis Industry News, Cannabis Legislation|

2018 was an outstanding year for the cannabis industry. Several states went legal, product innovation was booming, and the cannabis movement continued to spread across the globe. In case you’ve missed out, here’s a cannabis industry news recap for 2018: Cannabis Industry News in the U.S. - Which States Went Legal? The cannabis movement
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Wondering When the Rest of SoCal Will Open Up to Commercial Marijuana?

2019-04-16T15:14:27-07:00December 11th, 2018|Cannabis Industry News, Cannabis Legislation|

Coming Soon! Areas in San Diego County and Riverside County will Open Up to Commercial Marijuana Despite the state-wide legalization of recreational marijuana, there are many areas of Southern California where commercial marijuana operations still aren’t readily available. Fortunately, thanks to thousands of vocal voters this past November, more commercial marijuana programs are on
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Save the Date: CA Cannabis Regulation Comment Period Ends on August 27th

2019-07-02T16:00:11-07:00August 16th, 2018|Cannabis Industry News, Cannabis Legislation, Cannabis Marketing|

Summary: Each licensing authority is required to consider and address all relevant comments received during the 45-day public comment period ending on August 27th. This is your opportunity to influence the development of the final regulations proposed by California’s three cannabis-licensing authorities. Why you should make a comment: The number of licensed cannabis businesses
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A Crash Course in California Compliance: What Your CannaBusiness Needs to Know

2019-04-16T14:43:10-07:00April 26th, 2018|Cannabis Dispensary, Cannabis Legislation, Cannabis Logo & Branding, Cannabis Marketing, Cannabis Packaging|

Summary: PharmLabs’ Sample Intake Specialist Alicia Morf knows the Bureau of Cannabis Control’s Emergency Regulations like the back of her hand. Here are the most important takeaways: Beginning July 1st, CA’s cannabis retailers can only sell tested products. Many businesses are confused by the proposed legislation. PharmLabs, a premier testing facility, helps businesses achieve
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Find the Right Cannabis Insurance Company for Your Business

2019-04-23T12:02:40-07:00February 21st, 2018|Cannabis Dispensary, Cannabis Legislation, Cannabis Marketing|

Lurking behind the scenes of the legal cannabis business industry is an issue so impactful, yet so basic, that many are wondering why it’s not being addressed. That issue is business insurance. Cannabis insurance is essential for dispensaries and cannabusinesses. Yet many are not prepared and run the risk of their business tanking in
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CannaBusiness-in-a-Box Workshop: Growing a Legal & Profitable Business

2019-04-16T14:18:08-07:00February 14th, 2018|Cannabis Dispensary, Cannabis Events, Cannabis Legislation, Cannabis Logo & Branding, Cannabis Marketing|

Join us for CannaBusiness-in-a-Box Workshop: Growing a Legal & Profitable Business Date: March 6, 2018 Location: 1855 1st Ave., Suite 201, San Diego, CA On March 6th, join us at our CannaBusiness Workshop to help existing or newly funded companies navigate the challenges of owning a profitable company in today’s fast-paced cannabis industry. Our
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The Bank of Cannabis: Coming Soon? Potential Banking Options for Dispensaries

2019-04-23T11:36:30-07:00January 25th, 2018|Cannabis Dispensary, Cannabis Legislation, Cannabis Marketing|

The Bank of Cannabis: Coming Soon to the Bay Area? It’s no secret that California’s cannabis industry — especially dispensaries — is currently an all-cash business. That’s because financial institutions are obligated by the Bank Secrecy Act of 1970 to report suspicious activity, which (at least until Jan. 1) includes marijuana transactions. As a result,
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How to Open a Cannabis Dispensary: Words for the Wise

2019-04-23T11:25:46-07:00January 25th, 2018|Cannabis Branding, Cannabis Dispensary, Cannabis Legislation, Cannabis Logo & Branding, Cannabis Marketing|

First time running a cannabis dispensary? Interested in learning how to start a cannabis business? Medical cannabis was first legalized in 1994, and now, in 2017 there are 750,000 medical cannabis patients in California. There are between 500 and 1000 dispensaries statewide. Roughly 500 tons of cannabis are consumed in California annually according to 2009
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VA to Injured Veterans: No Cannabis Research for PTSD

2019-04-23T11:15:04-07:00January 24th, 2018|Cannabis Industry News, Cannabis Legislation|

After weeks of speculation, it’s official: The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will not conduct any research into whether medical marijuana could help veterans suffering from the debilitating effects of PTSD and chronic pain. That’s the word from David J. Shulkin, M.D., Secretary of Veterans Affairs, who flat-out rejected the evidence-based claim the drug could
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